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    Czech foreign minister pledges support for Ukraine and EU association
agreement
    May20

    Czech foreign minister pledges support for Ukraine and EU association agreement

    Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavel Klimkin on Tuesday, expressed strong support for the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, a day before it was due to be discussed in the Czech Chamber of Deputies. While the agreement should be ratified easily in the lower house, the move was temporarily delayed by...

    Ukraine charges captured Russians with “terrorism”
    May20

    Ukraine charges captured Russians with “terrorism”

    Two Russians taken prisoner near Schastye in eastern Ukraine have been charged with terrorism, announced an adviser to the Security Service of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Video raises concerns over Ukraine’s treatment of Russian prisoners
    May20

    Video raises concerns over Ukraine’s treatment of Russian prisoners

    Release of footage of recently captured soldiers said to violate Geneva conventions. RFE/RL reportsA video showing the interrogation of alleged Russian servicemen captured in Ukraine has sparked concerns about the treatment of prisoners of war in the conflict. The footage of one of the two men captured in eastern Ukraine on Saturday appears to...

    Ukraine could ask for missile defences amid Russia threat
    May20

    Ukraine could ask for missile defences amid Russia threat

    Russia and Ukraine exchange hostile rheotric as Kiev does not rule out consulting on whether to ask for missile defences …read more Source: The...

    Kalnins: Latvia welcomes Belarus President’s stand on Ukraine
    May20

    Kalnins: Latvia welcomes Belarus President’s stand on Ukraine

    “We welcome the comments your President made on Ukraine last year. There is mutual understanding of the situation,” the MP said. …read more Source:...

    After Ukraine crisis, EU appears to trim its eastern ambitions
    May20

    After Ukraine crisis, EU appears to trim its eastern ambitions

    War in Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of Crimea force Brussels to tread carefully …read more Source: Financial...

    The inglorious Bundeswehr
    May20

    The inglorious Bundeswehr

    Last September, while Ukrainian troops were battling pro-Russian separatists on the eastern edges of Europe, a German battalion participated in a NATO exercise in Norway. They didn’t have any weapons with them, but the German army, the Bundeswehr, has long been used to shortages of equipment. So the soldiers knew what to do: They took a...

    Belarus, Ukraine consider electrifying rail lines Gomel-Chernigov, Kalinkovichi-Korosteni
    May20

    Belarus, Ukraine consider electrifying rail lines Gomel-Chernigov, Kalinkovichi-Korosteni

    According to Vladimir Morozov, the Russian Railways is a strategic partner of the Belarusian side. The two parties are currently implementing several joint big projects. These include the organization of high-speed passenger rail service Moscow-Minsk-Berlin with the construction of the Talgo axle change system in Brest, development of the...

    Moscow: Retaliatory measures if Ukraine hosts missile defense elements
    May20

    Moscow: Retaliatory measures if Ukraine hosts missile defense elements

    MOSCOW – Russia will take measures to protect its own security if Ukraine hosts components of a foreign missile defense system, presidential …read more Source:...

    The world hangs between diplomacy and guns
    May20

    The world hangs between diplomacy and guns

    After close to 10 years as a member of NATO, is the Alliance still a strategic priority for Bulgaria and is the country in a capacity to uphold its interests and to avail itself of the advantages this membership offers? These were questions put to discussion at a one-day conference organized by the Institute for Democracy and Stability in...

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